at the legal issues from the Detroit News.
On the relevance of the Nader case, Michigan is apparently taking the position that it is unconstitutional to limit petition signature gatherers to residents in presidential elections but not in… Continue reading
Yeah, there was little doubt this was coming.
[UPDATE: The story now clarifies that Conyers joined an existing suit and did not file a separate suit.]
The Detroit Free Press reports
. Let’s see what happens after the lawsuit.
Ballot Access News
Michigan election officials are likely to keep Congressman John Conyers off the August 5 primary ballot, unless he files and wins a lawsuit. See this story
, which explains that Michigan law requires circulators for primary… Continue reading
Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), who stands to become the longest-serving member of Congress if he wins reelection this year, might not even qualify for the ballot.
According to a new report in The Detroit News
, two… Continue reading
Sacramento News and Review:
Earlier this month, City Attorney James Sanchez sent a confidential memo to select staff. The city won’t release it, but multiple sources told SN&R that its contents explored ways to successfully quash the arena ballot initiative,… Continue reading
: “The campaign to force a public vote on Sacramento’s downtown arena plan was dealt a considerable blow Friday, when the city’s top elections official rejected the measure for “major” legal flaws and ruled it should not appear on… Continue reading